NEWS & EVENTS

News - Match - Player

Doubles top seeds crash out of AITA Men’s and Women’s Championship.

Doubles top seeds crash out of AITA Men’s and Women’s Championship

Bengaluru, 13 January, 2021   

Barring a couple of matches, the favourites continued to have their way in their first round encounters of the Rs 2-lakh Prize Money AITA Men’s and Women’s tournament hosted by Rohan Bopanna The Sports School Tennis Academy, held under the aegis of KSLTA, here on Tuesday.

In the biggest upset of the tournament thus far, host State’s Kamath Madhwin and Ballekere Nikshep Ravikumar teamed up to oust the top-seeded pair of Chandrasekar Anirudh and Chilakalapudi Tarun Anirudh of Telangana 7-5, 4-6, 10-7 to enter the men’s doubles semifinals.

While most of the matches were decided in two sets, local girl Riti Agarwal played the longest match of the day in overcoming Renee Singla of Haryana in three sets 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 which lasted for close to two and half hours.

 

Results

Mens Singles 1st Round

Chandrasekar Anirudh (6) (TS) bt Boopathy Sakthivel (TN) 6-4, 6-4;

Ribhav Ravikiran (KAR) bt Adhirit Awal (TN) 6-1, 6-3;

Suraj R Prabodh (3) (KAR) bt Hitesh Yalamanchili (AP) 6-3, 6-1 

 

Women’s Singles 1st Round

Chilakalapudi Sravya Shivani (TS) (4) bt Lalitya Bhaskar Reddy Kalluri (MH) 6-2, 6-0;

Sadiq Soha (KAR) (3) bt Srivastav Naisha (KAR) 6-2, 6-0;

Sanjana Sirimalla (TS) bt Lavanyaa Sreekirishnan (TN) 6-0, 6-1;

Sai Diya Balaji (TN) bt Kaaviya Balasubramanian (TN) 6-1, 2-0 (Retd);

Ingale Pooja (MAH) bt Sai Dedeepya Yeddula (TS) 6-3, 7-6 (1);

Sonashe Bhatnagar (KAR) bt Mahalakshmi Miruthala (TN) 6-4, 6-1;

Riti Agarwal (KAR) bt Renne Singla (HAR) 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 

 

Mens Doubles (QF)

Kamath Madhwin/Ballekere Nikshep Ravikumar bt Chandrasekar Anirudh/ Chilakalapudi Tarun Anirudh (1) 7-5, 4-6, 10-7; Prithvi Sekhar / Peranamallur Vignesh [3] bt  Suraj R Prabodh / Vibhuvarsh T 6-0, 6-3;

Womens Doubles (QF)

Sharmada Balu / Chilakalapudi Sravya Shivani bt Gupta Avishka [3] / Aarthi Muniyan 6-4, 6-1; Ishwari Anant Matere / Ingale Pooja bt Pragathi Prasad Narayan / Prathiba Prasad Narayan 6-3, 6-2; Sai Diya Balaji / Samhitha Sai Chamarthi bt Bhargavi V Olekar /Harini Suresh Sri 6-1, 6-0.


Latest News

Manav creates ripples at AITA Men’s Championship

Young Manav Jain wrote the script of the biggest upset of the tournament when he overcame second seed Suraj Prabodh to enter the quarterfinals of the Rs 1-lakh prize money AITA...

more...

KSLTA announces ‘Tattvam Junior Tour

The Junior players across the age groups of 12, 14 and 16 can now look forward to more opportunities to help improve their rankings, thanks to the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis...

more...

KSLTA ropes in fitness and physio partner

In a first of its kind, the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) has forged a strategic partnership with health and fitness experts Peak Performance. According to the...

more...

Prajwal, Soha bag titles at AITA Men’s and Women’s Championship.

Local favourites Prajwal Dev and Soha Sadiq scored upset victories to win the Men’s and women’s titles respectively in the Rs 2-Lakh  prize money AITA Championship...

more...